Everyone knows that there is power in a huge social media following. It is a privilege enjoyed by the elites in the society and one that famous Nigerian celebs have continued to wield.
In this writing, we will take a look at ten famous Nigerian faces with the highest number of followers on Instagram.
Nigerian music star David Adedeji Adeleke who is popularly known by his stage name Davido remains the most followed Nigerian celebrity in the country on Instagram. The DMW (Davido Music Worldwide) boss currently has a total of 20.6 million followers on Instagram.
Yemi Eberechi Alade earns the position of the second most followed Nigerian celebrity, as the ‘Johnny’ crooner has been able to acquire a total of 14.1 million followers on the photo and video-sharing social networking service, Instagram.
Former Mavin Records singer and songwriter Tiwatope Savage-Balogun who got signed to Universal Music holds the position for the third most followed Nigerian celebrity in 2021 as she presently boasts of 12.5 million followers.
Nollywood actress, Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, who is well known as Funke Akindele comes in fourth in the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram list. She has 13.4 million followers on Instagram.
Wizkid is the CEO of Starboy Entertainment and his real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. A lot of activities that transpire in the life of Wizkid don’t get published by him on Instagram as he is seen as a reserved guy who believes in talking less and doing more.
Wizkid holds the spot of the 5th most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with a whopping number of 12.3million followers.
Ini Edo has featured in over 100 Nigerian movies and holds the sixth spot on the list of 10 Nigerian most-followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram as the actress has acquired a total of 11.3 million followers on IG.
Peter Okoye who is now known as Mr. P was still able to make the list of top ten most followed Nigerian celebrities as the singer currently boasts of a total of 11.1 million followers on Instagram. He is the seventh most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram.
The veteran music producer, singer, entrepreneur, and record label executive has been in the music industry for over 15 years and has introduced and nurtured a lot of talents in the Nigerian music industry who can now stand on their own.
The Mavin record boss has a total of 11.5 million followers on IG which makes him the 8th most followed celebrity in Nigeria.
Veteran Nigerian standup comedian and actor Ayodeji Richard Makun who is well known as AY gets the position of the ninth most followed Nigerian icon on Instagram.
The talented act who bagged a Guinness world record with his movie 'A Trip to Jamaica' has garnered 10.8 million followers on Instagram.
The phenomenal Nigerian actress Mercy Johnson Okojie holds the spot for the 10th most followed Nigerian celebrity as she has garnered 10.5million followers on Instagram.